Hawthorne Race Course

Horse betting enthusiasts, in the greater Chicago area, have enjoyed world class horse racing since the opening of the Hawthorne Race Course in 1981. Owned by the legendary Carey Family since 1909, Hawthorne Race Course is the oldest continuously run, same family owned, race track in North America. Hawthorne is home to the Hawthorne Gold Cup and the Indiana Derby stakes races.

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Hawthorne Race Course Horse Racing

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Hawthorne Race Course Racing Schedule

  • Spring: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
  • Fall: Wednesday through Sunday

Hawthorne Race Course Racing Dates 2011

  • Spring/Summer Meet –  April 29 to July 17, 2011
  • Fall Championship Meet – September 10  to October 30, 2011

Hawthorne Gold Cup 2011 Date

  • The Best in Fall Stakes Racing!
  • Watch the Hawthorne Gold Cup on October 8, 2011!
  • Grade  II Stakes racing action with a $500,000 purse!
  • Run For the Gold – Hawthorne Gold Cup Trophy is solid gold!

Hawthorne Race Course Post Times

  • First Post Time is at 1:40 PM ET

Hawthorne Race Course  Location

  • Stickney/Cicero
  • H3501 S. Laramie, Stickney/Cicero, IL 60804 USA

Hawthorne Race Course Official Website

  • www.kentuckyderby.com